Sweet Potato Sesame Monkey Bread ( 紫薯猴子面包)

INTRODUCTION

Don’t ask me why bread of this structure is called a monkey bread, I do not have the answer. Ha-ha. It is just many small bread dough stacked together and baked using a cake pan. As what most believed,

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Old School Of Mooncake With A New Look–Orange Snow Cake (橘皮云片糕)

UPDATED POST ON 30-6-2016

I have tried another recipe to provide the more traditional method of making the cake. It is much more difficult to prepare but it is more floury. 

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INTRODUCTION

I have a hard time

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Cherries Butter Cake (樱桃牛油蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

I have not prepare butter cake for quite a while and suddenly I have a  craving for it.

 

I searched the kitchen cabinet and found a pack of  diced glazed cherries that was leftover from the preparation of

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Durian Ice Cream Snowskin Mooncake (冰皮榴莲月饼)

INTRODUCTION

To complete my mooncake series, I need to blog at least one snow skin mooncake. 

Snow skin crust is only common rather recently and the mooncake need only to be chilled. Per Wikipedia:

“Snowy mooncakes first appeared on the

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Back To Basics–Baked Traditional Mooncake (传统粤式月饼)

updated post on 12-8-2016

Upload of new images from the various batches I have prepared using the same recipe.

INTRODUCTION

I told members in my Facebook Group that as a Chinese food blogger, I will not do justice to my

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Don’t Throw Away The Beans After Drinking The Soup–Mung Bean Fritters (Kuih Rengas, Kuih Kacang Hijau, Kuih Kasturi, 炸绿豆饼)

INTRODUCTION

Weather was hot and I prepared some mung beans sweet soup for the family.. My kids like only to drink the soup but never wanted to eat the boiled mung beans. Most of the time, it ended up I

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Bun In The Shape of Lotus Leaf? Lotus Leaf Buns (荷叶包)

INTRODUCTION

This month is the lunar calendar 7th month and there are lots of big scale praying ceremony in the neighbourhood. My neighbours and my wife’s god mother will participate in the praying ceremony and gave us roast meat and

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Bun In A Turtle Shape? Steamed Turtle Buns–Miku (米龟 aka 面龟)

Updated post on 3-2-2017 

I have decided to prepare a batch that are common in West Malaysian. Usually, it is shape round or oblong shape and sharp razor or knifes is used in the scoring of the buns. The buns

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Is This Moon Cake Originates From Shanghai? Shanghai Moon Cake (上海月饼)

INTRODUCTION

My kids loved Shanghai moon cakes not because of the egg yolk or filling, but the short crust pastry. At times, while I am not paying attention , they will “dig” out and throw away the filling and egg

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Teochew Traditional Moon cake (潮汕朥饼)

UPDATED POST ON 11-7-2016

I have decided to incorporate any recipe of the less common dual filling variants of the la pia. In mandarin, it is called 双亨朥饼。 It is usually made of white tausa and black tausa. In addition,

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